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  • Individuals Doing Something About Racism

    The death of Michael Brown, the 18-year-old African American man shot by a white police officer in Ferguson, Mo., on Aug. 9, has once again plunged our nation into a conversation about race. That conversation will be like many that came before it. It will...
  • 'So You Think You Can Dance' tour coming to Norfolk

    'So You Think You Can Dance' tour coming to Norfolk
    The finalists are set for Season 11 of Fox-TV's "So You Think You Can Dance." We don't know who will win it yet - though everyone has his or her own best guess - but we know who the top 10 finalists are. That means we know who is going to be on the...
  • Gambling Or Cheating? $1.1 Million At Stake In Foxwoods Lawsuit

    Three gamblers are suing Foxwoods Resort Casino in federal court, claiming the casino owes them more than $1.1 million they won playing mini-baccarat in December 2011, as well as $1.6 million they had deposited with the casino to cover any losses....
  • After 375 Years, Cape Cod Clans Reassemble

    As a longtime resident of southeastern Connecticut, the year 1637 primarily resonates for me as the one in which English colonists and their Indian allies massacred a major portion of the Pequot Indian tribe. But before moving here as an adult, I knew...
  • CT Politicians, Indian Tribes Escalate Fight Over Recognition Rule

    Washington – The Bureau of Indian Affairs has done Gov. Dannel Malloy and the rest of Connecticut's government officials a huge favor by postponing the implementation of a regulation that could bring more tribal gaming to the state. But the...
  • Slot Revenues Down In June At Foxwoods, Mohegan Sun

    Connecticut's casinos reported a decline in slot revenue for June compared with the same month a year ago, illustrating less profitability as consumers have more gambling options in the Northeast. Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket reported slot...
  • Foxwoods, Mohegans See Potential In Borscht Belt

    Foxwoods, Mohegans See Potential In Borscht Belt
    As the allure of Grossinger's faded with the rest of the Borscht Belt in the 1970s and '80s, Mitchell Grossinger Etess and his family envisioned a casino to revive their hotel resort. They tried to get New Yorkers to warm to the idea, which required...
  • Resources To Find More on Slavery In Connecticut

    A listing of recommended books, films, websites and places to visit in Connecticut to learn more about the state's historical involvement with slavery. BOOKS: "Native People of Southern New England, 1500-1650," by Kathleen Joan Bragdon,...
  • Best Museum

    Best Museum
    1) Yale Peabody Museum 170 Whitney Ave. New Haven (203) 432-5050 peabody.yale.edu 2) Yale University Art Gallery 3) Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center 3) Yale Center For British Art
  • 'The Voice' Contestants to Hit the Road for Summer Tour

    Contestants from NBC's hit singing competition "The Voice" will hit the road this summer for a 31-city North American tour. The tour, headlined by season five winner Tessanne Chin, will kick off June 21 at San Antonio's Majestic Theatre and includes...
  • Trisha Yearwood Mixing It Up For Just Because Tour

    Trisha Yearwood Mixing It Up For Just Because Tour
    She's got a new album in the works, but it's nowhere near finished yet. Her Emmy-winning Food Network show, "Trisha's Southern Kitchen," is doing just fine, thanks, and two of her three cookbooks have become New York Times bestsellers. (Oh, yeah: she's...
  • Red Lantern: Shrine's Low-Key Option

    Red Lantern: Shrine's Low-Key Option
    Picture a Sunday afternoon in a Chinese restaurant where a multi-generational family gathers around the table to savor dish after dish. Picture a sleek, glossy space where brick, stone, black leather, polished wood touches and red ceiling lanterns combine...